Empires in the Middle Ages: The Mongol Empire, 1st Edition

  • Carolyn DeCarlo
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  • ISBN-10: 1538300486
  • ISBN-13: 9781538300480
  • DDC: 950.223
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 9th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Under the leadership of Genghis Khan, a confederation of nomadic farmers transformed into a powerful military force. This text demonstrations how an aggressive empire could have been established from such agrarian roots, inviting the reader to follow the rise of the Mongol Empire from its founding through its expansion into the Golden Horde in the West under the leadership of Batu and his successors and the Yuan Dynasty in the East under Kublai Khan. It also features the Mongol Empire's important role in the development of trade between the East and the West during the Middle Ages, particularly as recorded by Venetian merchant Marco Polo.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Genghis Khan and His Successors.
2: The Yuan Dynasty.
3: The Golden Horde.
4: An Empire in Decline.
For Further Reading.